Colts release initial 53-man roster, Jacoby Brissett listed as lone QB

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett speaks during a news conference at the team's NFL football training facility, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – It's time for the Colts to go to work.

The team released their initial 53-man roster for the 2019 regular season on Saturday.

The Indianapolis Colts have waived 23 players, waived six players with an injury designation, and released five veterans to shrink from their 90-man preseason roster to their initial 53-man roster.


Quarterback Chad Kelly was also officially placed on the Reserve/Suspended list.

The waiver claim period for those released expires at noon on Sunday. Practice squads can be formed an hour later.

The full roster is below:

OFFENSE

Quarterback (1):

- Jacoby Brissett

Running back (4):

- Nyheim Hines

- Marlon Mack

- Jordan Wilkins

- Jonathan Williams

Wide receiver (6):

- Deon Cain

- Parris Campbell

- Devin Funchess

- T.Y. Hilton

- Zach Pascal

- Chester Rogers

Tight end (4):

- Mo Alie-Cox

- Jack Doyle

- Eric Ebron

- Hale Hentges

Offensive line (8):

- Josh Andrews

- Anthony Castonzo

- Le’Raven Clark

- Mark Glowinski

- Joe Haeg

- Ryan Kelly

- Quenton Nelson

- Braden Smith

DEFENSE

Defensive line (10):

- Denico Autry

- Ben Banogu

- Justin Houston

- Margus Hunt

- Tyquan Lewis

- Al-Quadin Muhammad

- Jabaal Sheard

- Grover Stewart

- Kemoko Turay

- Jihad Ward

Linebacker (6):

- Matthew Adams

- Zaire Franklin

- Darius Leonard

- Bobby Okereke

- E.J. Speed

- Anthony Walker

Cornerback (6):

- Pierre Desir

- Chris Milton

- Kenny Moore II

- Marvell Tell III

- Quincy Wilson

- Rock Ya-Sin

Safety (5):

- Clayton Geathers

- Malik Hooker

- Rolan Milligan

- George Odum

- Khari Willis

SPECIAL TEAMERS

- Long snapper Luke Rhodes

- Punter Rigoberto Sanchez

- Kicker Adam Vinatieri

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